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Safety Coordinator

Location: Tempe, AZ, United States
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Description

Safety Coordinator

 

Overview

The Safety Coordinator plays a critical role in promoting and maintaining a culture of safety within our organization. Your primary responsibility is to ensure that all operations, procedures, and practices adhere to the highest safety standards, fostering a secure and healthy work environment for our employees. Success in this role involves a keen attention to detail, effective communication, and a proactive approach to identifying and addressing potential safety hazards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular safety inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with various departments to develop and implement comprehensive safety programs and initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and training to employees on safety protocols and procedures.
  • Investigate and analyze incidents, accidents, and near misses, identifying root causes and recommending preventive measures.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations and standards.
  • Maintain accurate records of safety-related activities, incidents, and training sessions.
  • Assist in the development and communication of emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Participate in safety meetings and committees, contributing insights and recommendations.
  • Stay updated with industry best practices and evolving safety trends.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Relevant safety certifications (e.g., OHST, STS-C, OSHA 500) are advantageous.
  • Proven experience in safety-related roles, demonstrating a strong understanding of safety principles and practices, preferably in management.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local safety regulations and standards.
  • Effective communication skills to deliver training and interact with employees at all levels.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify potential hazards and develop proactive solutions.
  • Detail-oriented approach to conducting inspections and audits.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage records and documentation.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move around various work environments, including construction sites and office spaces.
  • Physical capability to conduct inspections and assessments, which may involve climbing, bending, and lifting.
  • Comfortable using personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed.
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